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Barron Cemetery

View the Historical Marker
This cemetery is located West of the Tioga area.
Travel on Hwy 377N; just north of Tioga, turn onto 922W.  Travel 2.8 miles to CR 203W; turn North/right onto CR 203W (gravel road). Tavel 1.4 miles to CR243 (gravel road).  1.4 miles to cemetery on right side of road.
The Barron Cemetery is a neglected cemetery. it is not a cemetery to be visited by the 'faint of heart'. There is dense brush, weed, trees, etc, growth.One should wear protective clothing and shoe, carry an object for support, use insect repellant. It is not advisable to go to the cmeetery alone. Suggestion; have a cell phone should there be a fall, orther accident or to locate other parties in the cemetery.
Two Metal Crosses, Unknown burials
Four Worn Stone Tombstones, one with Metal Cross ~ All Unknown
* Notes about the Barron Family at bottom of this page
B......, Martin               ........Son of J. J.& A.W. B ........
Barron, Cora Bell             Dau. of ???J & ...? Barron -(Probably Dau. of A.J. & L.D. Barron)
Barron, James Earl          23 Jul 1884 - 23 Aug 1885, Son of A.J. & L.D. Barron
Barron, John G.                Nov 11, 1839 - Oct 5, 1887  Masonic Symbol
Barron,  Mittie                    Oct 6, 1878-May 28, 1879  Dau. of  A. J & L. D. Barron 
Beaver, Noah                     Nov 14, 1898- Dec 29, 1898  Son of John & Minnie Beaver
Jenkins, Edwin                 Jul 3, 1871 - Sep 10, 1880  Son of W. M. & N. Jenkins  Broken Stone
Jenkins, William               May 3, 1878-16 May 1879
Jenkins, William M.          Dec 9, 1829 - Dec 11, 1878
King, Jennie Smith         1865 - 1883
Lemons, Edna                  26 Sep 1852-  14 Jun 1887 Wife of S. A. Lemons
Roach, Rose Barron      19 Jul 1868 - 15 Jul 1905
Smith, W. R.                       24 Jul  1832-13 Dec 1892
Smith, Will T.                     23 Sep 1878-  25 Jul 1901 21st Reg. US Inft. 
    Died Santo Thomas , Luzon P.I. (Philippine Islands) Son of W.R. & A.V. Smith

Notes on the Barron Family;
John Goss or Gost Barron - Born  7 NOV 1831 in Turkey Cove, Lee, Virginia, USA  died Cooke Co., Tx. 5 Oct 1893
Son of William Nathaniel Gale Barron (born 1 Dec 1801 in Wythe, Virginia) and Anna Collier (born 18 AUG 1804  Turkey Cove, Lee, Virginia)
He married first; 15 OCT 1865; Delila Ward who was born 20 MAR 1831  in Lee, Virginia

Their Children:
1. Joannah BARRON b: 1859 Lee, Virginia, USA wed James M. McElroy 20 May 1869
2. Lusinda BARRON b: 1854 Lee, Virginia, USA
3. Alexander J. BARRON b: 1856 Lee, Virginia, USA
4. Hester BARRON b: 1858 Lee, Virginia, USA
5. John Jefferson Barron 21 Apr 1861 Lee, Virginia, USA-5 Apr 1935 Payette, Payette, Idaho (married: 12 Apr 1883 in ,Grayson,TX   to Lillian Jenkins (b. 25 Mar 1863 in Gainsville, Cooke, Tx.and died 2 Mar 1929 in  Nyssa, Malheur, Oregon: dau. of William Manley Jenkins b. 1829 in Mo. & Sarah Katherine Mallicoat b. 1839 Mo.)
6. Infant born  30 AUG 1863 -15 OCT 1865   Lee, Virginia, USA

He married second to Margaret E. McElroy ( born abt 1841  Lee, Virginia, USA)
They wed 1866 in Lee, Virginia, USA

Their children; 
Rosa L. D. Barron  born abt 1867 Lee, Virginia, USA
Mary R. Barron  born abt 1870 Lee, Virginia, USA


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